Friday, July 23, 2021

OPINION: South Africa’s current state of anarchy

A letter from Gerhard Papenfus, COE of the National Employers Association of South Africa (NEASA) to all employers. Dear employer In this communique, we will not...

SEA RESCUE – Port Alfred – Saturday, Whale close to shore investigated:

NATIONAL SEA RESCUE INSTITUTE (NSRI) MEDIA RELEASE: Station11, Port Alfred. GERRIT CLOETE, NSRI Port Alfred duty coxswain. At 11.57am on Saturday, July 10, the NSRI Port...

Alcohol sale remains prohibited and illegal under Alert Level 4

Media release from the Eastern Cape Liquor Board The sale of alcohol remains prohibited under Alert level 4 as stipulated in terms of the revised...

Tides – Port Alfred – July 8 to July 15

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COVID-19 LOCKDOWN: Denying a person the right to earn a living is immoral

OPINION PIECE GERHARD PAPENFUS - CEO of NEASA The President, receiving his full salary, and enjoying normal benefits during the national Covid-19 predicament, on 27 June...

SALGA files dispute papers as 2021 Municipal Salary and Wage negotiations deadlock

The South African Local Government Association (SALGA) filed dispute papers on Friday, 02 July 2021, in terms of Section 74 of the Labour Relations...

World’s largest radio telescope to be built after almost 30 years of planning

Tereza Pultarova - Senior Writer for space.com Construction of the Square Kilometer Array (SKA) observatory, which is set to become the largest radio telescope ever...

Scopa’s intervention in the compensation fund debacle

GC PAPENFUS - CEO: National Employers Association of South Africa An open letter to Mkhuleko Hlengwa, COPA Chairperson and Bheki Hadebe, ANC Member of Parliament Dear Sirs The...

OPINION | ‘How hard can it be to live without water in a place...

Joburger Gill Gifford visited her mom in water-scarce Port Alfred in the Eastern Cape for a week. This is how it went. GILL GIFFORD Cape Town...

Matric exams to start on November 1 and end on December 7‚ department circular...

It’s official: the national senior certificate exams for matric pupils will start on November 1 and end on December 7. The exam papers scheduled to...

Tides – June 24 to July 1

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Be on the lookout for canine distemper

Kowie Veterinary Clinic and the Ndlambe SPCA would like to focus the general public’s attention on Canine Distemper Virus (CDV).  We have noticed a...
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Nemato Foundation Cricket Academy

Under the patronage of the Nemato Foundation (and its parent organisation in Holland, Nemato Stichting) the Nemato Foundation Cricket Academy was launched recently, and...

Main Street pothole

At the corner of Main and Van der Riet Streets, where the municipality and its contractors had been carrying out repair work on the...

Make a date to listen to the last in the Classics at the Castle...

Final Classic at the Castle, this Sunday at 3pm Impresario Sue Gordon has been hosting Classics at the Castle since she launched the Richmond House museum...

Tides – Port Alfred – June 17 to June 24

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BAS happy after cattle auction

The cattle auction at the Bathurst Showgrounds on Wednesday, June 16 was another great success, according to BAS president, Danny Wepener. In a record cattle...
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President’s Award candidates helping their community

The President's Award, part of the international Duke of Edinburgh's award, celebrated 100 years since the birth of its founder and patron, Prince Phillip,...

The National Arts Festival Comes to SA Cities From This Week

Mid-pandemic, the National Arts Festival predicted that for some, the annual arts pilgrimage to Makhanda may be more challenging this year. So, while a...

How dare politicians even consider socialism as an option?

GERHARD PAPENFUS – CEO of the National Employers Association of South Africa (NEASA) Two weeks ago, it appeared that the ANC was bulldozing ahead in...
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New reservoir project reaches new heights

  The Tower Reservoir at Thornhill has reached a critical point where the bowl of the reservoir is being cast - 25m in the air. This...

Interim crime report – MultiSecurity

Messages on the MultiSecurity WhatsApp crime report group - Friday June 11 to Sunday June 13 Be observant; report crime; stay alert; activate alarms; be...

Man sought in connection with rape in Port Alfred

The Family Violence Child Protection and Sexual Offence Unit are seeking the assistance of the Community in tracing a suspect, Sonwabile Cecil Madaka It is...

Crime Briefs – May 28 to June 8

Incidents of housebreaking, trespassing and the theft of copper pipe are highlighted in this crime report. Remember to switch all alarms on at night to...

Tides – Port Alfred – Jun 10 to June 17

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Sewerage repairs

Residents of Port Alfred are all too well aware of the sewage problems, encountered daily. Ndlambe Municipality has stated that the infrastructure is old and...

Yet another ill-conceived compliance burden

RONA BEKKER As if business in South Africa is not hindered enough already by legislative red tape and operational stumbling blocks created by Government’s endless...